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Chris Ware’s ‘New Yorker’ Cover, ‘This American Life’

Lots of Chris Ware everywhere: The indie artist drew the cover of the most recent “New Yorker,” along with a typically melancholy Halloween feature. Boing Boing also reminded us of an episode of “This American Life” (below) that Ware animated for Showtime about a fad at an elementary school where kids started making cardboard cameras and pretended to film the events around them as news — and how that very quickly altered the way they treated each other.

There’s a second “This American Life” segment by Ware about the fluidity of memory and a woman’s brief encounter with Jackie O in New York, and it is also highly enjoyable. Why aren’t there scores more of these Ware/NPR mashups? I’d happily pay money to see them.

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